Pensacola Open

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This article is about the former PGA Tour event, for information on the former Nationwide Tour event, see Pensacola Classic.

The Pensacola Open was a golf tournament on the PGA Tour. The inaugural version[1] of the tournament was played in 1956 and its last edition in 1988. Earlier PGA Tour events of the same name were played from 1929 to 1931 and 1945 to 1946.

Tournament hosts[edit]

This list is incomplete.

Winners[edit]

Year Player Country Score To par Margin
of victory
Runner(s)-up
Pensacola Open
1988 Andrew Magee  United States 271 −17 1 stroke United States Tom Byrum
United States Ken Green
United States Bruce Lietzke
1987 Doug Tewell  United States 269 −15 3 strokes United States Phil Blackmar
United States Danny Edwards
1986 Ernie Gonzalez  United States 128 −14 1 stroke United States Joey Sindelar
1985 Danny Edwards  United States 269 −15 1 stroke United States John Mahaffey
United States Gil Morgan
1984 Bill Kratzert  United States 270 −14 2 strokes Scotland Ken Brown
United States John Mahaffey
1983 Mark McCumber  United States 266 −18 4 strokes United States Lon Hinkle
United States Mark Lye
1982 Calvin Peete  United States 268 −16 7 strokes Canada Dan Halldorson
United States Hal Sutton
1981 Jerry Pate  United States 271 −17 3 strokes United States Steve Melnyk
1980 Dan Halldorson  Canada 275 −13 2 strokes United States Gary Hallberg
United States Mike Sullivan
1979 Curtis Strange  United States 271 −17 1 stroke United States Billy Kratzert
1978 Mac McLendon  United States 272 −16 Playoff United States Mike Reid
1977 Leonard Thompson  United States 268 −16 2 strokes United States Curtis Strange
1976 Mark Hayes  United States 275 −9 2 strokes United States Lee Elder
1975 Jerry McGee  United States 271 −13 2 strokes United States Wally Armstrong
Monsanto Open
1974 Lee Elder  United States 274 −10 Playoff England Peter Oosterhuis
1973 Homero Blancas  United States 277 −11 1 stroke United States Frank Beard
1972 Dave Hill  United States 271 −13 1 strokes United States Jerry Heard
1971 Gene Littler  United States 276 −8 3 strokes United States George Archer
United States Pete Brown
1970 Dick Lotz  United States 275 −9 3 strokes United States Dave Stockton
1969 Jim Colbert  United States 267 −17 2 strokes United States Deane Beman
Pensacola Open
1968 George Archer  United States 268 −20 1 stroke England Tony Jacklin
United States Dave Marr
1967 Gay Brewer (2)  United States 262 −26 6 strokes United States Bob Keller
1966 Gay Brewer  United States 272 −16 3 strokes Australia Bruce Devlin
1965 Doug Sanders (2)  United States 277 −11 Playoff United States Jack Nicklaus
1964 Gary Player  South Africa 274 −14 Playoff United States Miller Barber
United States Arnold Palmer
1963 Arnold Palmer (2)  United States 273 −15 2 strokes United States Harold Kneece
South Africa Gary Player
1962 Doug Sanders  United States 270 −18 1 stroke United States Don Fairfield
1961 Tommy Bolt  United States 275 −13 2 strokes South Africa Gary Player
1960 Arnold Palmer  United States 273 −15 1 stroke United States Doug Sanders
1959 Paul Harney  United States 269 −19 3 strokes United States Jay Hebert
1958 Doug Ford  United States 278 −10 2 strokes United States Ken Venturi
United States Art Wall, Jr.
1957 Art Wall, Jr.  United States 273 −15 2 strokes Australia Peter Thomson
1956 Don Fairfield  United States 275 −13 2 strokes United States Bo Wininger
Earlier events of the same name

Tournament highlights[edit]

References[edit]

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